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Belarus ranks 45th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Slovakia, Georgia, and Iraq. Memorable people born in present day Belarus include Marc Chagall, Lev Vygotsky, and Shimon Peres. Memorable people who died in Belarus include Stephen Báthory, Casimir IV Jagiellon, and Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia. Belarus has been the birth place of many politicians and athletes and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Covering an area of 207,600 square kilometres (80,200 sq mi) and with a population of 9.2 million, Belarus is the 13th-largest and the 20th-most populous country in Europe. The country has a hemiboreal climate and is administratively divided into seven regions. Minsk is the capital and largest city. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2002, present day Belarus was the birth place of 330 globally memorable people, including Marc Chagall, Lev Vygotsky, and Shimon Peres. Additionaly, 51 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Belarus including Stephen Báthory, Casimir IV Jagiellon, and Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia.

People Born in Present Day Belarus

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People Deceased in Present Day Belarus

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Most individuals born in present day Belarus were politicians (59), athletes (49), soccer players (30), writers (24), and singers (19),  while most who died were politicians (16), writers (7), religious figures (6), athletes (6), and chess players (3).

Over the past 100 years, athletes have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Belarus, including Romuald Klim, Leonid Taranenko, and Tamara Tyshkevich. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Belarus, including Shimon Peres, Menachem Begin, and Alexander Lukashenko.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Belarus since 1700.